Monthly Archives: May 2009

Batchconvert ascii to utf8

12-May-09

Next time i see umlauts in source, I’ll scream. Loud. In the mean time I try this: find . -iname "*.java" -exec sh -c ‘iconv -f cp1252 -t utf-8 {} > {}.utf8’ \; for i in `(find . -name "*.utf8")`; do mv $i ${i/.utf8/}; done Before you try this, make a backup of your files. […]

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Understanding

08-May-09

I’d love to understand what makes people create abominations such as this: if((foo ? !bar : true)) if(!somethingelse) dosomething() I don’t want to judge anyone, the thing actually worked, but i really want to understand why people don’t see that this is crap. I’m really aware of the fact, that things tends to organically grow, […]

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